CHARLESTON - A pregnant woman is suing Family Options Providers for discriminating again her because of her pregnancy.
EIN Resources LLC was also named as a defendant in the suit.
On Nov. 11, Grace Sayre discovered she was pregnant and on Jan. 12, she informed the defendants that she was pregnant and on Jan. 14, she inquired about the defendants' maternity policy, according to a complaint filed Feb. 25 in Kanawha Circuit Court.
Sayre claims on Jan. 15, she was informed there was no maternity policy and the following day, she was unlawfully, willfully and maliciously terminated from her employment.
The defendants owed Sayre wages for work that she performed and has yet to pay her wages owed in full, according to the suit.
Sayre claims the defendants violated the West Virginia Human Rights Act and the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act.
Sayre is seeking compensatory damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. She is being represented by Todd S. Bailess and Joy B. Mega of Bailess Law PLLC.
The case is assigned to Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey.
Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 15-C-392